Manager Mission Architect Engineering 2 - Top Secret Clearance Required (Space/Satellite Systems)
Requisition ID: R10129751
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Top Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: No
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Do you want to be a key Mission Engineering functional leader? If so, we need you to help to build, develop and manage mission engineers. In addition, you will be responsible for identifying NSS resource needs (people, tools, areas, support services) and working with stakeholders to address these needs.
You will be responsible for:
- Managing technical personnel assigned to a department with a size of approximately 25 team members.
- Ensuring qualified and experienced personnel (and supporting design and analysis tools and other resources) are assigned to meet the staffing needs of programs.
- Tracking and executing peer reviews for major program events.
- Staff management, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, coaching/mentoring, career development, performance management, compensation management, and separation of assigned employees.
- Assuring program execution of selected programs, on all performance criteria (technical and cost/schedule of SE scope). This will be achieved through leadership and guidance of multiple program teams through the program life cycle, and direct impact on a program.
- Serve as a technical check and balance of all SE activities including new business capture planning and proposal concepts development and staffing.
In addition to the functional management role, you will be a working technical contributor on one or more programs – the split between direct and indirect is approximately 80%/20%.
As a program technical contributor, the candidate will support the development, deployment and sustainment of a physics-based modeling and simulation environment enabling advanced satellite operations training. This includes: developing space system architecture models using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools and methodologies; deriving, allocating and maintaining system requirements and specifications; research into modeling & simulation systems and approaches for future system-of-system integration; developing high-level CONOPS for system use cases and integration efforts; developing, updating and maintaining design documentation. This position will be responsible for working closely with orbital dynamics and guidance, navigation and control subject matter experts and will span the entire system lifecycle: concept, design, development, test, operations and sustainment.
- Associates Degree in a Technical Field with 8 years experience or equivalent experience with Bachelors or Masters Degree in a Technical Field
- Must have U.S. Citizenship with active or current TS Clearance with SCI eligibility.
- Understanding of Systems Engineering principles and practices
- Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- U.S. Citizenship with active or current TS/SCI Clearance
- Experience in RPO mission design, satellite ground software, distributed modeling & simulation and/or wargaming
- Experience in Cameo EA, including logical, physical and functional architectures
- Experience in Python
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.